Give Us Your Best Sheep Shot: ASI Photo Contest Open
May 30, 2014

The American Sheep Industry Association's (ASI) 2014 Photo Contest is underway and is open to all who wish to enter. The only rule is that the photographs entered in the contest must include sheep or lambs raised in the United States.

Photographs entered in the contest will be judged on clarity, content, composition and appeal. More than $1,000 will be awarded to winners.

The deadline? Entries must be postmarked by Sept. 1.

The winning photos will be highlighted in the October 2014 issue of Sheep Industry News and will be available on Oct. 1 at www.sheepusa.org.

Photographers are advised to submit photographs in large file size and both horizontal and vertical photos are encouraged.

There are four categories in this year's contest:
  • Action - Photographs of activities such as shearing, wool classing/skirting/baling, moving/trailing sheep, lambing, tagging, feeding, etc.
  • Scenic (East) - Photographs of sheep outdoors located east of the Mississippi River. (Photos entered in this category cannot include people.)
  • Scenic (West) - Photographs of sheep outdoors located west of the Mississippi River. (Photos entered in this category cannot include people.)
  • Open - Photographs with subject matter that does not fall into the three above-listed categories.
Entries should be emailed to ralph@sheepusa.org with the subject line of ASI Photo Contest. Those mailing photos should send them to ASI; Attn: Photo Contest; 9785 Maroon Circle, Suite 360; Englewood, CO 80112.

For a complete list of contest rules, go to the home page of www.sheepusa.org or contact Ralph Loos at ralph@sheepusa.org or 303-771-3500, ext. 55.